Search Results for : football

30 May
11:03

Rajoub Drops Bid to Suspend Israel from FIFA

Palestinian Football Association President Jibril Rajoub dropped a bid to suspend Israel from FIFA, just minutes before the bid was brought to the table on Friday.The football governing body voted instead on an amendment proposing the formation of a committee to monitor the movement of Palestinian football players, Israeli racism, […]

30 May
10:52

Rivlin: BDS and FIFA a ‘Strategic Threat’ to Israel

Israeli president Reuven Rivlin , this week, warned that the Palestinian push towards Boycott, Divestment and sanctions against Israel, in international universities, and Footbal Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) was a strategic threat to Israel.According to the PNN, Rivlin told members of University councils that the ongoing international BDS […]

30 May
4:55

Soldiers Attack Nabi Saleh Weekly Protest

Several Palestinians have been injured, Friday, as dozens of soldiers attacked the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and Settlements, in Nabi Saleh village, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah.Similar to protests in Bil’in nearby village, Kufur Qaddoum near Qalqilia, and other areas in the occupied […]

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30 May
4:04

This Week in Palestine Week 22 2015

May 30, 2015 4:04 AM IMEMC & Agencies Audio report, Palestine 0

Audio Link After Text Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for May 23rd, to the 29th, 2015. This week Israel calls for the resumption of peace meanwhile Israeli army attacks targeting Palestinians leave one killed and at least a dozen […]

28 May
2:51

No Back Down From Palestinians on FIFA Vote

Palestinian Football Association chief, Jibril Rajoub, says of the vote to expel Israel from FIFA that ‘the situation has not changed.’FIFA president Sepp Blatter has been trying to avoid the vote, saying that the situation brings politics into football and that Israel has not breached any of FIFA’s statutes. Israel […]

25 May
1:12

The ‘S’ in the Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) Call

The BDS National Committee website describes BDS as, ‘[t]he global movement for a campaign of Boycotts, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) against Israel until it complies with international law and Palestinian rights was initiated by Palestinian civil society in 2005… BDS is a strategy that allows people of conscience to play […]

13 Apr
2:33

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (02 – 08 April 2015)

April 13, 2015 2:33 AM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli forces have continued with systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians and their property in the occupied Palestinian territories (oPt) for the reporting period of 02 – 08 April 2015.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings During the reporting period, Israeli forces killed a Palestinian civilian from Senjel village, […]

30 Mar
3:45

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (18 – 25 March 2015)

March 30, 2015 3:45 AM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli forces have continued with systematic attacks against Palestinian civilians and their property in the occupied Palestinian territories (oPt) for the reporting period of 18 – 25 March 2015.Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings During the reporting period, a Palestinian civilian died of wounds he sustained last […]

11 Feb
8:44

Arab American Students Killed by Violent Terrorist in North Carolina

Three Arab American students were shot to death Tuesday night inside their apartment near Chapel Hill, North Carolina.Three Arab American students are suspected victims of a terrorist attack in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. On Tuesday evening Chapel Hill police say that three people were shot to death at a condominium […]

01 Jan
4:50

BDS 2014 Roundup

For Palestinians and people of conscience everywhere, 2014 will be remembered as the year in which Israel carried out its bloodiest massacre, ever, of Palestinians in the besieged Gaza Strip.2014 was also a year of resistance which saw continued resistance and unprecedented international solidarity with Palestine, and huge steps forward […]

04 Dec
8:55

New Investment in East Jerusalem Settlement

The Jerusalem municipality is set to invest some NIS 50 million in the East Jerusalem settlement of Har Homa.The settler-affiliated news site Arutz 7 reports that the investments will include the creation of parks, children’s play areas, green spaces, football and basketball fields. Existing parks and play areas will be […]

25 Oct
12:47

Another Palestinian Teen Killed by Israeli Forces near Ramallah

October 25, 2014 12:47 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah 0

Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian teenager during clashes, late on Friday, in the village of Silwad, near Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank.Medical sources said that ‘Arwa Abdul-Wahab Hammad, age 14, was shot by a live round in his head, and died of his wounds in a local […]

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17 Oct
11:16

This Week in Palestine Week 42 2014

October 17, 2014 11:16 PM IMEMC & Agencies Audio report, Palestine 0

Audio Link After The Text Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for October 11th, to the 17th, 2014. This week Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas retreated his position on the need for elections, meanwhile Israeli attacks leave a child killed in […]

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17 Oct
6:03

Palestine Today 10 16 2014

October 17, 2014 6:03 AM IMEMC & Agencies News Report, Palestine 0

Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Thursday, October 16th, 2014 Israeli troops kill a Palestinian child near Ramallah, and Palestinian police clash with armed men and kill one of them. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Palestinian sources announced […]

17 Oct
12:49

Palestinian Child Killed by Israeli Army Gunfire near Ramallah

October 17, 2014 12:49 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah 0

Palestinian sources announced, on Thursday night, that a Palestinian boy died of wounds he sustained during clashes at the village of Beit Liqia, near the central west Bank city of Ramallah. Baha’ Sameer Bader, 13 years old, was playing football with his friends when Israeli soldiers invaded Beit Leqyia and […]

11 Oct
6:00

Names of Palestinians Killed in the War on Gaza Since 8 July

October 11, 2014 6:00 PM Saed Bannoura Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

This list is still incomplete, but we are trying to fill in gaps – these are Palestinian men, women and children killed during the Israeli assault on Gaza from July 8th to August 27th, 2014, and those who died of their wounds later on. The IMEMC staff tried to document […]

21 Sep
11:46

PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (11- 17 September 2014)

September 21, 2014 11:46 PM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli violations of international law and international humanitarian law in the oPt continued during the reporting period (11- 17 September 2014).Israeli attacks in the West Bank & Gaza: Shootings: In the Gaza Strip, Palestinian medical source pronounced a member of an armed group dead of wounds he sustained on 11 […]

20 Sep
12:40

BDS: UEFA Decides Against Jerusalem Tournament Bid

September 20, 2014 12:40 AM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, International, News Report 0

According to bdsmovement.net, the Union of European Football Associations has rejected an Israeli bid to host games during the 2020 European Championships. Meanwhile, an Israeli court has extended the arrest of Palestinian national football team player, Sameh Maraa’beh, without any clear charge. The UEFA decision follows a campaign by Palestinian […]

05 Aug
3:59

VIDEO: In Memory of Salem Shammaly

In honour of the memory of Salem Khalil Salem Shammaly, the International Solidarity Movement (ISM) has published all the raw footage, taken by Mohammed Abedullah, of Salem’s murder, and photos of Salem’s decomposed body, taken by Mohammed Al-Qattawi at the morgue.27th July 2014 | International Solidarity Movement | Gaza, Occupied […]

30 Jul
10:00

15 Killed By Israeli Missile In Jabalia School; 4 killed in separate strikes

The Palestinian Ministry of Health in Gaza has reported that fifteen Palestinians have been killed, in the early morning hours before dawn Wednesday, when the Israeli army fired a missile into Abu Hussein School, where families had taken shelter, in Jabalia, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip. Three […]

30 Jul
2:48

Ministry of Health: Muslim Holy Days Marred by Gaza Genocide

July 30, 2014 2:48 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestine 0

As hospitals now face an increasingly dire situation in the Gaza Strip, the Ministry of Health in Gaza has issued a number of statements in regard, in addition to further addressing the atrocities inflicted upon the people of Gaza by Israel during the holy month of the Ramadan fast.——————– Official […]

11 Jul
9:47

Killed For Love of Soccer

It was supposed to be an evening of entertainment in Gaza, watching the World Cup semi-final at a cafe, a welcome break from 48 hours of Israeli air strikes. But the evening was cut brutally short when an Israeli raid flattened the Fun Time Beach cafe in the southern Gaza […]

06 Jul
11:25

Newly-released Surveillance Footage Shows Faces of Mohammed Abu Khdeir’s Likely Abductors

A video that was released to the media on Sunday, but which has been in the hands of Israeli police since Wednesday, shows a different angle of the same incident captured by a separate surveillance video, in which 16-year-old Mohammed Abu Khdeir is forced into a car.The video was released […]

02 Jul
9:18

VIDEO: Soldiers and Settlers Attack Palestinians, ISM Volunteers in Hebron

For the past two days in al-Khalil (Hebron) Israeli soldiers have stopped and searched many Palestinians in Tel Rumeida. At approximately 22:00 two nights ago, a colonial settler began aggressively photographing Palestinian children who were playing football in the street on Tel Rumeida hill. Two ISM activists began filming her. […]

30 Jun
2:26

Awne Shamsiyeh: “The camera is like a weapon, so I can resist non-violently.”

June 30, 2014 2:26 AM IMEMC & Agencies Hebron, Internal Unrest, Interview 0

In Al-Khalil (Hebron) in the Tel Rumeida area, 15-year old Awne Shamsiyeh lives with his family. After the Hebron Agreement (1997), the city was divided into two areas, H1 (supposedly under full Palestinian Authority civil and security control) and H2, (under full Israeli military civil and security control). Since 1974, […]

02 May
2:36

Continued Violations and Assaults by Israeli Soldiers and Settlers Across West Bank and Gaza

Escalated violence against the Palestinian people and their property, by both Israeli military and civilians, continued on Thursday, with reports of violations and abuses surfacing throughout the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. Israeli military vehicles invaded farmlands east of Khuza’a, located to the east of Khan Younes, in southern […]

20 Feb
11:39

Palestinian Teen Amputees Complete Historic Kilimanjaro Climb

BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Two Palestinian teenagers have made history by becoming the first amputees from the Arab world to climb Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania.By Charlie Hoyle On Jan. 23, Mutussam Abu Karsh, 16, from Gaza and Yasmeen Najjar, 17, from the Nablus village of Burin completed a demanding eight-day journey […]

20 Jan
2:08

Hundreds Rally In London To Protest Gaza Blockade

On the 6th anniversary of Operation Cast Lead, carried out by the Israeli military in 2008, over 500 hundred people gathered, opposite the Israeli embassy in London, to protest against the continued bombing and blockading of Gaza. The rally was attended by Baroness Jenny Tonge, Labour MP, Andy Slaughter, Mahmoud […]

03 Oct
3:49

Childhood Denied

Childhood is a beautiful and strange thing. Before we truly learn how precious it is, it is already over. For many Palestinians living under Israeli military occupation childhood ends even earlier than you’d think.The commonplace elements of a child’s life in Palestine, which under normal circumstances would be filled with […]

11 Aug
9:15

Netanyahu Claims P.A. Is Inciting Against Tel Aviv

August 11, 2013 9:15 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, News Report, Peace process 0

Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry, claiming that the Palestinian Authority (P.A.) and its President, Mahmoud Abbas, are inciting against Israel, even after the resumption of direct peace talks.In his letter, Netanyahu told Kerry that the Palestinian Authority is “encouraging the […]

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09 Aug
9:17

This Week in Palestine Week 32 2013

August 9, 2013 9:17 PM IMEMC & Agencies Audio report, Palestine 0

Click on Link to download or play MP3 file || 8 m 25s || 7.71 MB || Welcome to This Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for August 3rd to the 9th, 2013. This week, a date was set for the new round […]

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05 Aug
9:29

Palestine Today 08 05 2013

August 5, 2013 9:29 PM IMEMC & Agencies Audio report, Palestine 0

Click on Link to download or play MP3 file || 2 m 52s || 2.62 MB || Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org for Monday August 5th, 2013. Israeli troops attack west Bank town and leave injured civilians while the government approves […]

15 Nov
2:44

PCHR Weekly Report: 5 killed, 58 wounded between November 8th and 13th

November 15, 2012 2:44 PM Saed Bannoura Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

In its Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the week of 08 -13 Nov. 2012, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) found that Israeli forces killed 6 Palestinian civilians, including 3 children, and two members of the Palestinian resistance in the Gaza […]

15 Nov
1:23

Three More Palestinians Killed In Gaza, 15 Injured

November 15, 2012 1:23 PM Saed Bannoura Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Palestinian medical sources in the Gaza Strip reported that three Palestinians were killed, on Thursday at dawn, while at least 15 were injured in a fresh wave of Israeli attacks against the coastal region. Israel said a ground invasion on Gaza “is only a matter time”. Israeli sources said that […]

25 Oct
4:46

Occupied Lives: There Was No Reason For My Son’s Death

On 28 September 2012, Israel’s forces shot and killed Fahmi Abu Riash (22), a Palestinian fisherman, and wounded his brother Youssef (19), while they and a group of other fishermen were pulling out their fishing nets a few meters from the shore in the northern Gaza Strip. According to investigations […]

19 Oct
10:42

PCHR Weekly Report: 5 Palestinians killed, 7 wounded by Israeli forces this week

October 19, 2012 10:42 AM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

In its Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the week of 11- 17 Oct. 2012, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) found that 5 Palestinians were killed by Israeli missiles in the Gaza Strip. 2 of the Palestinians killed were extra-judicially executed […]

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13 Jul
11:31

This Week in Palestine week 28 2012

July 13, 2012 11:31 PM IMEMC News Audio report, Palestine 0

Click on Link to download or play MP3 file || 10 m 17s || 9.42 MB || Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for July 7th to 13th 2012 The Palestinian Authority under financial pressure to resume peace talks, civil […]

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10 Jul
9:00

Palestine Today 07 10 2012

July 10, 2012 9:00 PM IMEMC News Audio report, Palestine 0

Click on Link to download or play MP3 file || 4 m 11s || 3.84 MB || Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Tuesday, July 10, 2012 Palestinian prisoner ends 96-day hunger strike released from Israeli prison and a 15-year old […]

15 Jun
12:36

PCHR Weekly Report: Israeli troops abduct 19 civilians in 45 incursions this week

June 15, 2012 12:36 AM Saed Bannoura Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

In its Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the week of 07– 13 June 2012, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) found that 19 civilians were abducted, including 4 children, by Israeli forces this week. Israeli forces continued to fire at Palestinian […]

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13 Jun
10:25

Palestine Today 06 13 2012

June 13, 2012 10:25 PM IMEMC News Audio report, Palestine 0

Click on Link to download or play MP3 file || 4 m 240s || 4.10 MB || Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center www.imemc.org, for Wednesday June 13th, 2012. At least 12 have been detained in the past 24 hours in the various […]

12 Jun
2:26

Palestinian Prisoner Mahmoud Sarsak Is In A Deteriorating Health Situation

June 12, 2012 2:26 AM IMEMC & Agencies News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

UFree Network holds the Israeli occupation responsible for the critical health situation of Palestinian detainee Mahmoud Sarsak, who launched a hunger strike 89 days ago.On Sunday 10-6-2012, Israeli Prisons Service (IPS) transferred Sarsak to Assaf Harofeh hospital because of his deteriorating health situation. Such transfer is due the inability of […]

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07 Jun
9:09

Palestine Today 06 07 2012

June 7, 2012 9:09 PM IMEMC News Audio report, Palestine 0

Click on Link to download or play MP3 file || 4 m 02s || 3.69 MB || Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org for Thursday June 7th 2012. A Palestinian prisoner on hunger strike is at risk of dying, meanwhile Israeli settlers […]

02 May
5:07

Undercover Forces Kidnap Three Children In Jerusalem

At dawn on Wednesday undercover forces of the Israeli army kidnapped two children, ages 14 and 10, in Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Occupied East Jerusalem. On Tuesday, the undercover forces kidnapped a 12-year-old child in Ath-Thoury neighborhood in Silwan. The two children who were kidnapped on […]

02 Mar
12:35

PCHR Weekly Report: One civilian killed, 6 wounded by Israeli troops this week

March 2, 2012 12:35 PM Saed Bannoura Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

In its Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the week of 23 – 29 Feb. 2012, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights found that a Palestinian civilian was killed in a peaceful demonstration in al-Ram village, north of Jerusalem, protesting Israeli forces attempts […]

31 Dec
8:40

Israel, Gaza, and the Celebration of the Aniversary of Genocide

December 31, 2011 8:40 AM IMEMC & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Opinion/Analysis 0

When observing the aerial bombardment, heavy artillery and haubitzer shelling of Gaza, three years ago, I remembered Erich Maria Remarqe´s, book All quiet on the Western Front, and the passage that has been deeply imprinted into my memory, where he described the shelling of a graveyard during the first world […]

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28 Nov
8:14

Palestine Today 11 28 2011

November 28, 2011 8:14 PM IMEMC News Audio report, Palestine 0

Click on Link to download or play MP3 file || 3 m 40s || 3.37 MB || Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Monday November 28, 2011. In the news today, the Palestinian Authority has revealed that they will run out […]

28 Nov
2:42

A Goal for Peace – Real Madrid Foundation and UNRWA unite for Palestine refugee children

November 28, 2011 2:42 PM IMEMC News International Politics, News Report, Palestine 0

A Partnership Agreement has been signed by Mr Florentino Pérez, President of Real Madrid FC, and Mr Filipo Grandi, Commissioner General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency, UNRWA. The signing took place in Santiago Bernabéu Stadium executive box.This Partnership Agreement will lead to the establishment of eight Social […]

09 Sep
4:11

PCHR Weekly Report: 6 civilians, 3 fighters killed by Israeli forces this week

September 9, 2011 4:11 AM Saed Bannoura Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

In its Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the week of 25 Aug. – 07 Sep. 2011, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights found that 5 Palestinians, 2 of whom were civilians, were killed by Israeli air strikes in the Gaza Strip. In […]

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06 Sep
3:57

Palestine Today 09 05 2011

September 6, 2011 3:57 AM IMEMC News Audio report, Palestine 0

Click on Link to download or play MP3 file || 3 m 40s || 3.35 MB || Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Monday September 5, 2011. Israeli settlers torch a mosque near Nablus and army uproot trees near Bethlehem, these […]

10 Aug
5:02

Gaza Clings to a Touch of Disneyland

On any given evening, Gaza’s small downtown pedestrian area, the Jundi, is crowded with adults and children. Many are fleeing the heat of their homes during the regular power cuts. The majority are there for want of something to do, even if that means merely sitting on the park’s simple […]

27 Jul
2:12

Undercover Forces Captured On Film Kidnapping A Palestinian Child in Jerusalem

The Al Aqsa Foundation in Jerusalem published a video showing members of the undercover forces of the Israeli military attacking Palestinian children as they played in Ras Al Amoud Palestinian neighborhood in occupied East Jerusalem, and forcing one of them into their vehicle before driving away. The child was later […]

22 Apr
8:26

Vik’s not gone

Vik, habibo, you’re not gone, not for me at least. In life you brought the warmth everytime I met you, and to everyone else. You did not see it as a duty or a service but it was just how you were, to rouse and stir the best things inside […]

23 Mar
2:34

Haniyya Calls On UN To Protect The Palestinian People

Ismail Haniyya, head of the Palestinian government in the Gaza Strip, demanded the Security Council to take serious and fast measures to ensure the protection of the Palestinian people suffering from ongoing Israeli attacks. In a brief statement to the media on Tuesday evening, Haniyya said that “the Security Council […]

23 Mar
12:52

Nine Palestinians, Including Three Children, Killed By Army Fire In Gaza On Tuesday

March 23, 2011 12:52 PM Saed Bannoura Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

In the most recent wave of Israeli military escalation targeting the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, Palestinian medical sources reported that nine Palestinians, including three children, were killed as the army bombarded the Gaza Strip.The sources said that the army fired at least five artillery shells at the home of Fayiq […]

03 Dec
10:01

Four Palestinians Killed In A Traffic Accident In Yemen

December 3, 2010 10:01 PM IMEMC News International, Miscellaneous, News Report 0

On Thursday, four Palestinian students were killed and others were injured due to a car accident in the city of Aden, western Yemen, the Maan News Agency reported. The students, who were attending Taiz University, were identified as Ahmad Abdul-Rahman Abu Samour, Mohammad Halahlah, Abdallah A’tawneh and Adnan Al-Huweiti, Yemen’s […]

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12 Jun
5:17

This Week in Palestine week 23 2010

June 12, 2010 5:17 AM IMEMC News Audio report, Palestine 0

Click on Link to download or play MP3 file|| 10 m 20s || 9.46 MB || Welcome to this week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org for June 4 to 11, 2010. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas meets the US. President Barak Obama and discus […]

11 Jun
5:58

What I Saw: Israel Telling Lies about Bil’in

Once again, the Israeli military lied to its citizens and the rest of the world.  In an article published June 6 on YNet, the online version of the Israeli mass daily Yedioth Ahronoth, the Israeli military claimed that it was justified in attacking an anti-wall and anti-occupation demonstration, in which […]

07 Jun
5:09

This Week In Palestine – Week 23 2008

June 7, 2008 5:09 AM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Click on Link to download or play MP3 file || Time 016m 25s || File 14.6 MB ||This Week In Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.IMEMC.org, for June 1st , through June 6th , 2008. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas reiterated his call for Palestinian national […]

07 Jun
3:16

The Bil’in conference on popular resistance ends with anti wall nonviolent protest

The Third international conference on popular resistance which was held in Bil’in for the third year in a row, was concluded on Friday with a press conference followed by a nonviolent protest against the wall.Around midday, the participants of the conference went to watch a football match between the villagers […]

06 Apr
3:28

Indy Global Report from Nablus on 10th March 2008 for Resonance FM104.4

April 6, 2008 3:28 AM IMEMC & Agencies Human Interest, Palestine 0

This weeks Indy Global Report was edited in a 600 year old Turkish bath in the West bank city of Nablus. Amidst shisha pipes and steam,and men watching football, awaiting massage, concentration proved tough but not as tough as the guests on this week's Indy Global Reports. Camera man Carlos […]

12 Mar
1:23

‘Unwavering Commitment’ to Inequality

Death hovered over Gaza long before locally-made Palestinian rockets struck near the Israeli southern town of Sderot on February 27, killing Roni Yechiah and sparking an Israeli ‘retaliation’ that has already claimed over 120 Palestinian lives.Yechiah’s death was actually the first of its kind in nine months, and understandably so. […]

07 Mar
6:08

PCHR Weekly Report: 114 Palestinians killed, 236 wounded by Israeli forces

March 7, 2008 6:08 PM Saed Bannoura Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

According to the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR)'s Weekly Report, during the week of 28 Feb.- 05 Mar. 2008, 114 Palestinians were killed, and 28 were injured by the Israeli military. Of those killed, 77 were killed by Israeli air strikes on the Gaza Strip. 27 were children, including […]

29 Feb
10:19

Abu Rodeina demands international protection to the Palestinians

February 29, 2008 10:19 AM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestine 0

Nabil Abu Rodeina, spokesperson to the Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas demanded the international community to intervene and stop the Israeli attacks against the Palestinian people as the Israeli army killed 27 Palestinians, including several children on Wednesday and Thursday. Dozens of civilians were injured.Abu Rodeina stated  that the Israeli Army […]

29 Feb
9:40

Death toll in Gaza reaches 27

February 29, 2008 9:40 AM Ghassan Bannoura Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Palestinian medical sources reported on Thursday evening that Rami Khalifah 25 died of wounds he received during earlier Israeli shelling of Gaza city. Meanwhile Amjad Al Sakani, 12, was found dead after being shot by the Israeli army in Rafah city in the southern part of the Gaza strip. On […]

28 Feb
3:51

An Israeli air strike kills three children , bringing today’s death toll to 12

February 28, 2008 3:51 AM IMEMC & Agencies Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

An Israeli strike killed on Wednesday evening three Palestinian children in northern Gaza and wounded 17 others, bringing the death toll out of Israeli attacks today to 12. Palestinian medical sources confirmed that the three children’s bodies reached hospital dismembered, as at least 17 others were wounded , including 6 […]

23 Dec
12:10

Fateh, Hamas fighters engage in renewed clashes

Palestinian sources in Nablus, in the northern part of the West Bank, reported on Friday afternoon that Fateh and Hamas gunmen engaged in renewed armed clashes in the city. The recent clashes took place after Friday prayers and two residents were injured and hospitalized at a Nablus hospital. Sources from […]

12 Nov
5:02

Breaking the silence: Israeli soldiers speak out

Standing at 6'1, with strong build, a full beard, and long dark hair, Yehuda Shaul seems like an unassuming young man. Wearing dark cargo pants, and a long-sleeved blue shirt, he paces back and forth taking in the whole room. It's hard to notice at first but his blue velvet […]

22 Sep
5:58

The children killed in a war the world doesn’t want to know about

September 22, 2006 5:58 AM IMEMC & Agencies Human Interest, Miscellaneous, Palestine 0

Nayef Abu Snaima says his 14-year-old cousin Jihad had been sitting on the edge of an olive grove talking animatedly to him about what he would do when he grew up when he was killed instantly by an Israeli shell. He says he clearly saw a bright flash next to […]

24 Aug
5:20

2:30 AM in Gaza

My wife tapped me on the shoulder, saying, "Wake up and take Mohammad. I’ve fed him and changed his diapers, but he won’t go to sleep. I’m too tired to hold him." Somehow, I caught all of that despite the fact that I haven’t had three hours of sleep. I […]

18 Aug
10:58

Israeli Army sprays protestors in Bil’in with unknown blue chemical

August 18, 2006 10:58 PM Saed Bannoura News Report, Non-violent action, Palestine 0

Friday’s protest in Bil’in village, which began after noon prayers, was conducted in the midst of a village sports tournament this week, that has been going on for the past several days. The focus of the sports festival was, "No To the Wall", and was meant to use sports and […]

07 Aug
11:37

UEFA bars Israel from hosting international soccer games until further notice

August 7, 2006 11:37 PM IMEMC & Agencies Diplomacy, International, News Report 0

The European football governing body, UEFA, decided on Monday to bar Israel from hosting international soccer matches until further notice, as a result of violence in the region. The UEFA sent a letter to the Israeli Football Association on Monday stating that all games scheduled to be played in Israel […]

03 Aug
8:14

Filmmakers bring Palestinian struggle to London

Three Palestinian filmmakers participated in a cultural evening in London sponsored by the Foundation of Southampton last Monday. The event showcased Palestinian film and addressed the many issues of the current Palestinian situation. In her film “Good Morning Qalqilia,” director Roland Abu Ghosh from Ramallah presented a vivid picture of […]

30 Jun
7:43

This Week in Palestine, June Week 4

Listen to the audio from the MP3 Player on the right column. || Click here to Download MP3 file 9.3 MB This Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for the week of June 23 through June 29, 2006. Israel conducts a major air […]

23 Jun
10:41

Peace activists, residents of Bil’in protest against the Wall

Approximately 250 Palestinians and 60 international and Israeli peace activists protested on Friday against Israel’s annexation Wall in Bil’in village, west of Ramallah in the West Bank. Several  protesters, wearing flags of countries participating in the World Cup,  carried a huge balloon representing a football, and a big wooden box […]

26 May
1:31

‘How can people live, I wonder?’

Eight months ago, the Palestinians were celebrating the end of Israel’s military occupation of Gaza. But the artillery shells keep falling, factions are fighting each other and the economy is on its knees as Israel blockades exports. Has anything changed for the better? Chris McGreal reports Thursday May 25, 2006 […]

01 May
10:38

Campaign Launched to Expel Israel from FIFA

Palestine activists have launched a campaign get  Israel suspended from the Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) in protest against its’ ongoing subjugation of the Palestinian people, as part of a global call for boycott, divestment and sanctions against Israel’s illegal Occupation of Palestine. FIFA is the sports’ governing body […]

21 Apr
10:57

This Week in Palestine, April Week 3

Listen to the audio from the MP3 Player on the right column. || Click here to Download MP3 file 8.8 MB This Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.IMEMC.org, for Thursday, April 20, 2006. On Palestinian Prisoner’s Day, thousands come out to show their […]

08 Apr
10:01

Abbas: our sons will fight Israelis for a just deal

April 8, 2006 10:01 PM IMEMC & Agencies Interview, Miscellaneous, Palestine 0

The Palestinian president, Mahmoud Abbas, says Israel’s plan to impose its final borders deep inside the occupied territories while expropriating large areas of Palestinian land for Jewish settlers will lead to another war in a decade. Speaking in Gaza City as Israel dropped scores of artillery shells in and around […]

07 Apr
11:41

Violence, In Search of Definition

It is hard to believe that my own society which survived millennia in Palestine, is now begging to retain 20% of its legal property. Not too long ago, I conducted a survey of and personally interviewed some 250 Palestinians injured during the First Intifada (uprising). Most were males in their […]

14 Feb
5:40

Hebron family traumatized after Shabbat attack

February 14, 2006 5:40 PM IMEMC & Agencies Human Interest, Miscellaneous, Palestine 0

For many religious Jews, Shabbat is a day of rest and spiritual enrichment. However, in Hebron, members of the local Palestinian community know all-too-well that Jewish settlers often commit their most violent crimes on Shabbat.  Ahmed Hadad, an 11-year-old H2 resident, is one of the most recent victims of this […]

19 Sep
6:26

Special report: `“No need to receive open-fire orders`

September 19, 2005 6:26 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

“Another pediatric, and a baker where shot in the face by the Paratroopers Unit, we broke into homes all day long, and killed children”, An Introduction of a report published by the Israeli newspaper Yedioth Ahronoth reads. These words are part of a song the Israeli military units which operated […]

25 Aug
1:52

Vanunu: I wanted to prevent the use of atomic weapons

August 25, 2005 1:52 PM IMEMC & Agencies Interview, Miscellaneous, Palestine 0

Waiting for freedom While Iran is being pressured to halt its nuclear weapon program, Israel’s nuclear weapon possession gets close to no attention at all. Though endagering his own freedom, Mordechai Vanunu felt he had an obligation to reveal that Israel possessed nuclear weapons two decades ago. For this he […]

08 Jul
6:16

Youth killed near Ramallah

Friday evening, an Israeli soldier guarding the Separation Wall shot killed a Palestinian teen in the village of Beit Liqya, west of Ramallah. According to the Israeli army, one of the guards of the Separation wall opened fire at a group of Palestinian teenagers who hurled stones at them, killing […]

30 Jun
4:01

The Day After

This week, the country was shocked by a terrifying train accident. A heavy truck was crossing the tracks as a train approached at high speed. The locomotive driver saw the truck but could not stop in time. The truck driver saw the train but couldn’t get off the track in […]

05 May
10:49

6 arrested in a Tel Aviv rally against the killing of 2 Palestinian teens

Hundreds of Israeli left-wing protesters demonstrated in Tel Aviv on Thursday evening against the killing Wednesday of two Palestinian youths in the West Bank by Israeli soldiers. The two teenagers were shot dead near the village of Beit Likia, west of Ramallah, during a protest against the construction of the […]

05 May
5:09

Israeli officer suspended over fetal shooting near Ramallah

Thursday morning, Yair Naveh, Central Command Chief of the Israeli army, suspended the officer who was in command in Beit Liqya, near Ramallah, when soldiers shot killed two Palestinian children on Wednesday evening. An Israeli military source reported that an initial investigation conducted by the army revealed that ‘a series […]

01 May
8:52

Child seriously injured in al-Khader

Sunday afternoon, Israeli soldiers shot and seriously wounded a child in al-Khader, south of Bethlehem. A local source in al-Khader reported that soldiers fired rounds of live ammunition at dozens of homes in the village after invading it, seriously wounding Ahmad Taha Salah, 13. Salah was standing in front of […]

09 Apr
1:12

Three children killed in Rafah

Israeli soldiers fired on Saturday afternoon at a group of children playing at a playground near Salah Ed-Deen Crossing “Philadiphi Route” in Rafah, south of the Gaza Strip. The Israeli army claims that the children entered an ‘exposed area between Rafah and the Philadilphi rote, along the Egyptian borders. Wael […]

12 Oct
3:30

Give us our Childhood, Not Death

Saed Bannoura, IMEMC Children are the most affected by any conflict in this world, the faultless victims of brutality and advanced weapons technology; tiny angels, the builders of the future and our continuation on earth, subjected to all sorts of military violence and aggression that harvest their lives without any […]

18 Jun
3:30

A Shell that Took the Smile of Two Innocent Eyes

Moments of silence, a killing silence, control the place, calmness interrupted every short period with moaning, the atmosphere was so damp, I felt that she will choke at any moment, since she could even take a clear breath without tears. With a sound so dim and law, filled with bitterness […]

11 Jun
3:30

A Small Dream Killed by Big Missiles

Translated by Saed Bannoura Army, military operations and invasions took lives of innocent civilians, yet it reached to the small dreams of youths and children and took them away. Heavy artillery, tanks and missiles continued their way, to prove its superiority in the small dreams of Palestinian children. Hamad Al-Neirab, […]

02 Jun
3:30

Report: Arabs in Israel facing Racism

‘Equality’), released its monthly report, about racism, racialSaed Bannoura-IMEMC & Agencies, June 2, 2004 The Advocacy Center for Arab Citizens in Israel, Mossawa (meaning ‘Equality’), released its monthly report, about racism, racial violence, xenophobia and discrimination against the Arab residents in Israel. The center in its report demanded that Israeli […]

02 Jun
3:30

Report: Arabs in Israel facing Racism

The Advocacy Center for Arab Citizens in Israel, Mossawa (meaning ‘Equality’), released its monthly report, about racism, racial violence, xenophobia and discrimination against the Arab residents in Israel. The center in its report demanded that Israeli government to take the needed action in order to fight all sorts of racism […]